Salvation Army Week
5K Red Shield Run/Walk set
by Staff Reports
The Salvation Army in Newnan is making big plans for Salvation Army Week and for the first Red Shield Run/Walk 5K event.
The run will be May 4 at 7 a.m. at the Coweta County Fairgrounds on Pine Road South of Newnan. Entries received by Friday will be $25.
People registering after the deadline will pay $35.
Entry forms are available at the local Salvation Army Service Center at 670 Jefferson St. in Newnan.
The slogan for the run has “Star Wars” inspiration: “May The 4th Be With You...”
The Salvation Army is also seeking sponsors – at levels ranging from $250 to $750 – for the fundraiser. Online registration is available at: redshield5knewnan2013.charityhappenings.org/ .
Events will also be held at the service center during Salvation Army Week – May 13-18. Planned events include:
• May 13, ice cream and gymnastics.
• May 14, Couponing 101.
• May 15, lunch from the canteen, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
• May 16, pet adoption.
• May 17, Salvation Army Fashion Show.
• May 18, sidewalk sale.